The College fully respects your right to privacy and actively seeks to preserve the privacy rights of those who share information with the College. The College will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your permission, except as may be required or permitted by law. Any personal information which you volunteer to the College will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, in accordance with the Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003.
Any information which you provide in this way is not made available to any third parties, and is used by the College only in accordance with the purpose for which you provided the information and will only be retained for as long as required for the purpose. This is normally stated on the webpage where the information is requested and should be self-explanatory. However, if you have any specific queries about the purpose for which your information is to be used, you should contact the Freedom of Information Officer before submitting the information.
Information on internet traffic is collected routinely by the College and also at other points along the route in the internet (e.g. ITNet, HEAnet). This technical information is used to ensure the smooth running of the computer network in the College and for statistical or administrative purposes. It is not used to gather identifiable personal information on individual website visitors, except in so far as this is permitted by law and may be necessary in order to prevent or detect problems or offences in relation to the operation of the website.
Pursuant to the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003, you have certain rights to obtain a copy of the data held about you, for a fee. Any such requests should be made in writing to the Freedom of Information Officer at the address set out below. For further details on your data privacy rights, please refer to www.dataprotection.ie.
This statement should not be construed as a contractual undertaking. The College reserves the right to review and amend this statement at any time without notice and you should therefore re-visit this webpage from time to time.
Any queries or concerns you may have about the processing of personal information on this website should be addressed to:
Freedom of Information Documents
Freedom of Information Publications
Marian Hargadon, Freedom of Information Office Institute of Technology, Sligo
Telephone: +353 71 91 37369